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that house right in the middle of a new highway in china, it seems like the owner had a change of heart. he's now agreed to accept compensation to move out and his former home as you see there, torn down. >> pretty definite. all right, ron. >> thank you, ron. >>> we'll turn now to if fiscal cliff, 30 days from an economy-crippling deadline. yet talks seem to be going nowhere. treasury secretary timothy geithner will be the guest on "this week" with george stephanopoulos. >> last weekend, you sat right here and you said you were reasonably optimistic that a deal could be afoot. in the intervening week, lot of trash-talking from both sides, can we still be somewhat hopeful? >> this week was a rough week in these negotiations. treasury secretary geithner when he went up to capitol hill, mitch mcconnell laughed when they got the offer from geithner. house speaker boehner said that the talks are at a stalemate. democrats said they're not going to make another move until republicans say they're going to go for an increase in tax rates. so, this is stalemate right now. now, these things always loo
right in the middle of a new highway in china, it seems like the owner had a change of heart. he's now agreed to accept compensation to move out and his home, now former home, as you see there, torn down. >> pretty defiant. all right, ron. he's out. >> thank you, ron. we appreciate it. >> you got it. >>> we'll turn now to the fiscal cliff, 30 days from an economy-crippling deadline. where everyone's taxes go up and massive spending cuts kick in. yet, talks seem to be going nowhere. treasury secretary timothy geithner will be the guest on "this week" with george stephanopoulos. george is with us now. good morning, george. >> last weekend, you sat right here and you said that you were reasonably optimistic that a deal could be afoot. in the intervening week, we have seen a lot of trash-talking from both sides, can we still be somewhat hopeful? >> this week was a rough week in these negotiations. treasury secretary geithner when he went up to capitol hill, on thursday, the senate republican leader mitch mcconnell laughed when he got the offer from tim geithner. they think it's an offer th
made in china. the ducks, which are decorated for the holidays contain high levels of a chemical that may be unsafe for children. >>> and finally, the story about one mother who couldn't quite make it to the hospital delivery room. bianna's paying close attention here. mercy hospital in cedar rapids, iowa, show a woman giving birth in the e.r. parking lot. that's sped up, by the way. the little girl was born in the front seat of the minivan. welcome to the world. >> very cute. >> thank you, ron. >>> also this morning, lawyers on both sides of one of the most emotional issues of american life are getting ready for battle. the supreme court has just announced it will tackle gay marriage. "nightline" anchor terry moran covers the court for abc news. terry, good morning to you. i wish you could clarify for us what's at stake here. is it possible, i think a lot of people are wondering, that the supreme court could legalize gay marriage for the entire nation? >> reporter: that's one of the choices they have. they could rewrite the law and the culture of the country, saying gay people h
outside is perfect for pandas. look at that guy having a whale of a time in his pen in china the other day. his buddy romping around in the snow nearby, too. check them out romping around in their own snow-covered panda playground. can't get enough of pandas. >> always. look at you. when in doubt in the pop, go panda. >> i smell that perfume. >> johnny depp and a panda. good start. >>> now to the "pop quiz." guess who owns this new beach front dream home? here's a hint. there's a swedish flag flying over the house? >> harry styles. of one direction. >> find out in a minute. >> taylor swift. >> elin nordegren. remember her. >> you weren't supposed to tell us. [ laughter ] >> maybe not. >> that's who i would have guessed. >> maybe not. could be her. could be other people. >> you are supposed to tell us the weather, sam. >>> i want to show you this crowd early on a foggy, ever so slightly misty morning. these holiday crowds are the best ever. some of the biggest, they just keep going and going and going. we're out, where everywhere this morning. here are one or two things we want to show you
use common sense. we do hope she's okay. >>> also, the iphone 5 now officially on sale in china. but today's launch, nothing like this one in january. riots breaking out when the 4s was released. apple, hoping today's launch could single-handedly stop its recent stock slide. >>> and, finally, it's not your average bottle of beer. this is your chance to buy what is considered the world's very best beer. it is called westvleteren. >> that was good. >> i'm not a trapist monk in belgium. the beer being sold in the u.s. for the first and possibly only time. good luck finding it. and if you've got a cool $85, it will buy you a six-pack. >> wow. >> maybe if you drink it, you can say it really well, too. >> seriously. maybe they named it after they sampled it. >>> a lot of news to get to. we have that dramatic withdrawal late thursday. u.n. ambassador susan rice takes herself out of the running to replace hillary clinton as secretary of state. abc's jake tapper is tracking the latest from the white house. good morning, jake. >> reporter: good morning, george. white house officials say t
of engineering on display in china this morning. service began today on the world's longest high-speed rail line. the average speed, hang on, everybody. 186 miles per hour. it used to take 22 hours to get from beijing to guangzhou. now, it will take about eight. that's about the same distance as new york to key west. how about that? in just eight hours. i think i would rather be in key west than guangzhou, though. just me? >>> finally, could be the best christmas present ever. a young girl here in new york has just been reunited with her best friend after a heartless crime. take a look at this. she was in a grocery store with her family christmas eve, when this man dog-napped her cavalier king charles spaniel named marley. who was tied up outside. a good samaritan later saw that man trying to sell the dog. she forked over $220 of her own money to buy marley back. and she had a feeling he had been stolen. so, she took him to a vet to be scanned for a microchip and found his true owner, setting up this amazingly, joyful christmas reunion. 7-year-old mia says she couldn't sleep without marley, by t
. this was the last thing shoppers were expecting. cameras rolling as a giant shark tank bursts inside a mall in china. water from the 33-ton tank flowed everywhere. glass flying. 15 people injured. fortunately, though, the sharks didn't get very far. no word yet on what caused the tank to suddenly burst like that. but mall officials, just to let you know, they do not plan on rebuilding that. live sharks don't belong in a tank. >> i don't even like walking through the tunnel in sea world with the sharks. i'm afraid that's going to happen. >> and it did. >> it did. don't go there anymore. >> thank you. >>> it was looking like it was an unhappy holiday for retailers. early numbers revealing sales slowed to a pace not seen since the start of the recession. for some shoppers that could mean deep discounts right now. abc's neal karlinsky has the story. >> reporter: 'tis the season for turning unwanted gifts into free stuff you really want. a lot of returns today? >> one return. and then, we had to buy some of this. >> reporter: every return turns into a purchase, huh? >> i think so. >> reporter: the holida
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